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Mustangs win 2A Regional title

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DENVER — For the East Lincoln boys track team the past three seasons had been agonizing as twice they finished as runner-up, but not this year. The sound rang sweet in their ears after Saturday’s results at Monroe High School as they became the 2009 2A Midwestern Regional Champs. “What…

Sports Roundup

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American Legion Baseball Burke Co. 4, Lincoln Co. Cards 2 American Legion baseball Burke Co. Post 21 defeated the Post 455 Lincoln County Cardinals, formerly Denver Post 455, Saturday night 4-2. With the score deadlocked 2-2 in the top of the sixth Burke scored two runs on two hits and…

Sports Briefs

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Royals holding tryouts The Lake Norman Royals are currently holding tryouts for the 8U baseball team. For more information contact John Parker at (980) 241-6108 or e-mail jparkerlknsports@yahoo.com Reliving the past Any former Lincolnton football player or parents of a former football player who went on to play college football…

Lady Mustangs survive playoff scare

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DENVER — The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs should have been well-rested and ready for their home soccer playoff matchup against Mount Pleasant on Saturday after a first-round bye gave them some time off, but East Lincoln Coach Jason Dragoon said his team instead came out sluggish. Even so, his squad…

Ross’ redemption sends Mustangs to 2nd round

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DENVER — Second chances are rare. Just ask East Lincoln junior Jarrett Ross. “It was kind of crazy because I didn’t get to swing before, I just came in. I don’t know what was going through my head,” he said. “I just tried to put the ball in play; I…

Rebels win, advance in playoffs

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Sports Briefs

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Royals holding tryouts The Lake Norman Royals are currently holding tryouts for the 8U baseball team. For more information contact John Parker at (980) 241-6108 or e-mail jparkerlknsports@yahoo.com Reliving the past Any former Lincolnton football player or parents of a former football player who went on to play college football…

Hole(ly) Heaven – Knights win 2A golf title

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The old saying goes you lose some, you win some. North Lincoln head golf coach Mark Lackey and the 2009 Knights golf team had probably hated hearing that saying. Until now. After losing finishing runner-up four straight times in the 2A Midwestern regional match, it was there time to shine.…

Lady Hornets sting Lady Knights 1-0

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PUMPKIN CENTER — A first half defensive mishap gave the Salisbury Lady Hornets a 1-0 lead they would never relinquish as they knocked off the North Lincoln Lady Knights in the first round of the 2A Midwestern soccer playoffs Wednesday. “I think the difference was heart. We really gutted it…

Wolves playoff bound

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LINCOLNTON — The Lady Wolves needed as many wins as possible to keep their playoff hopes alive. Lincolnton split a doubleheader at home Thursday with South Iredell taking the first game 1-0 and dropping the second game 2-0. Game 1 Lincolnton 1, South Iredell 0 Brittney Morrow’s fielders choice RBI…